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El Huacatay

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Urubamba, Peru
+84 201790 / +84 9676876
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great little restaurant. We were very pleased with the food but felt rushed to order and there were no desserts left.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
lima5678
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Lima Region, Peru
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Lima Region, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great little restaurant. We were very pleased with the food but felt rushed to order and there were no desserts left.

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Asuncion
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food was ok and the service very good. I tried the sopa criolla (great) and the lamb stew (to much sauce). My wife tried alpaca carpaccio and trout (overcooked) with some quinoa bread or something. The chairs though were really uncomfortable. The place is nice but it seemed tired, very few diners when we where there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stumbled onto El Huacatay by accident, and i'm so glad that we did! Such a quaint courtyard and indoor environment with fresh flowers and a menu full of unique combinations and great flavor. Friendly staff, fresh and delicious food. Highly recommend to anyone traveling in the area!

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Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Supposed to be the best restaurant in Urubamba. The food was good -- I had alpaca, but the servers were not nice. Better food and overall experience in the hotel.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My wife and I shared the ricotta coquettes, chicken with caramelised apples, the alpaca "lasagna" and a frozen passion fruit cheese tart - all of which were quite tasty. Our only quibble is that some of the dishes had portions that were a bit too strong tasting (e.g. Salty) for our tastebuds.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

After being stranded in the Tambo Del Inca hotel for a few days, due to a protest, we decided to check out this famed restaurant in small town of Urubamba. The restaurant is charming with an outdoor area, a small oasis. Service is kind and attentive. The food is good and creative. Quite a pleasant experience. Would go back.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We made a stop on El Huacatay back from visiting the ruins in Ollantaymbo and before getting back to our hotel, it was a great place to relax, have a pisco sour and enjoy excellent food!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We went for lunch with my Peruvian brother in law. We had been before. But everything he ordered they didn't have. They recommended a dish which he ordered and then they returned and said it was not available. We orderd peruvian Cabernet wine and they didn't have it. Then a Malbec and again nada ! Overall the food was good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had a great lunch here while visiting the valley. We lingered longer than we needed to, but the food was very good and the atmosphere relaxed. It's local ingredients, but more creative preparation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

So unexpected. Opened the door to a small courtyard filled with trees & flowers and tables. We sat outside. Our lunch was delicious. Lama steak, very tender, sweet potato ravioli with a chilantro sauce. Quinoa and roasted vegetables.

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Address: Urubamba, Peru
Phone Number: +84 201790 / +84 9676876
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Urubamba
Cuisine: Peruvian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Urubamba, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Urubamba
  • Phone Number: +84 201790 / +84 9676876

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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